Celebrating Canada Day downtown in photos
Woman excited to be a part of Canada Day celebration at Major’s Hill Park. [Photo © Juwairiya Kembo] Group dressed as ninjas outside of Parliament Hill gets attention from passing viewers heading to the Hill. [Photo © Juwairiya Kembo] One of the many couples who came together to celebrate Canada Day on Parliament Hill. [Photo © Juwairiya Kembo] Group…
Flo Glassblowing to close, reopen as co-operative
After eight years of introducing Ottawa residents to glass art, Flo Glassblowing will close its doors this weekend to become a glassblowing co-operative, set to reopen this fall. Melody Jewitt, owner of Flo Glassblowing, became a mother to a one-and-a-half-year old boy with Down syndrome. Finding it difficult to manage her home, tend to her child’s needs, and operate Flo,…
Ottawa-area students help celebrate Holi with flying colours
The traditional Indian festival of Holi was celebrated with a wide array of colour and joy.
Indigenous Art and Entrepreneurship Conference works to preserve tradition, empower women
The annual Indigenous Art & Entrepreneurship brought both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people together to learn and admire Indigenous art forms.
Art Battle brings out local artists and hidden talent
Artists battle it out to win prize money and the title of best artist of the night.
Towering and empowering: Inside Ottawa’s high-heeled dance scene
In the world of dance, high heels are more than just a footwear choice: they’re a tool for empowerment. Step inside the dance style that allows Ottawa women to take back their sensuality.